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Terminological Precision - A Key Factor in Product Usability and Safety

  • Barbara Inge Karsch
  • Gabriele Sauberer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6769)

Abstract

Precise use of terminology must be a key component in the communication amongst the product team and with end users. It is not a simple goal to have standardized terms used throughout a lengthy development process in which many people with different expertise and at different locations are involved. Terminology tools and processes used by trained terminologists enable precise use of terminology throughout the product life cycle, in all content management systems and by all contributors to the content supply chain.

Keywords

Terminology precision usability terminology management system life sciences 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara Inge Karsch
    • 1
  • Gabriele Sauberer
    • 1
  1. 1.International Network for Terminology - TermNetViennaAustria

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